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Immerse Yourself 

Look, really look, at the colors and textures in this photo. Let your eyes explore the patterns of light and shadows. Sense the Movement of the water, like the ebb and flow of your breathing -rising as you breathe in … Continue reading

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Sunset

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Fragrant Steam

How can I use herbs to calm down? I think even just the act of making tea, even with a tea bag, is medicine; cupping the hot mug in your hands, breathing in the fragrant steam, taking a few minutes … Continue reading

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Sit and Notice

Open your window, feel the fresh air, sit and listen to the sounds of nature. Sit until the fog burns off… Sit until the sun completely sets… Sit until the rain ends… or begins…. Watch an animal, even an insect … Continue reading

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Fika

Translated as a “coffee and cake break,” the Swedish tradition of fika is about more than just getting your daily caffeine fix. Fika can be done at any time of day, and involves sharing a pause with friends, family, or … Continue reading

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